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Job Summary/Basic Function:
Brazosport College, a two-time Top 10 finalist for the Aspen Prize for Community College
Excellence and Achieving the Dream Leader College, seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to lead the next phase of its Health
Professions Division. Reporting directly to the Dean of Instruction, the Director of Health Professions is responsible for the effective
administration of the Health Professions Division, representing the Division at the national, state, and local levels, providing leadership
to the health professions.
The Director of Health Professions supports the College’s student success agenda through the development of exemplary data-driven processes
and practices in order to provide exceptional undergraduate educational experiences, recruit, develop and retain outstanding faculty, and
promote faculty-driven scholarly and creative endeavors that advance the size, scope, and impact of the health professions division in our
local community and the State of Texas. As a member of a high functioning team, the Director of Health Professions supports dynamic
relationships between Brazosport College, its faculty and staff, and with external, industrial, and educational partners.
the RN to BSN program in accordance with accreditation requirements;
- Maintain Texas State Board of Nursing and Commission on
Collegiate Nursing standards;
- Supervises Coordinator of Vocational Nursing, Coordinator of Associate Degree Nursing, Simulation Lab
Coordinator, and Coordinator of Emergency Medical Services
- Collaborate with the Dean of Instruction and the Vice President,
Academic & Student Affairs to ensure adequate faculty to meet the program’s mission, goals, and expected student and faculty
- Collaborate with various departments to develop curricular areas of concentration for the BSN degree;
closely with Student Services and Marketing offices to ensure recruitment efforts are fruitful, bringing qualified and appropriate numbers
of students to the Program;
- Coordinate both planning and instructional activities among departments and programs on campus in order
to create and sustain the RN to BSN program;
- Develop and maintain productive relationships with external organizations and agencies
pertinent to the program;
- Develop and provide meaningful staff development opportunities for the nursing program to enhance the
quality of instruction, recruitment, and retention;
- Supports College’s student success initiatives;
- Carry out
administrative functions including but not limited to curriculum development, outcomes assessment, budget management, course scheduling and
participating in the hiring and evaluation of faculty and staff;
- Teach in the RN to BSN program as assigned;
- Maintain all
program activities necessary for accreditation and future re-affirmation of accreditation;
- Show evidence of skill and knowledge
that uses innovative teaching methods including face-to-face, online, and hybrid approaches to the education of RN to BSN students;
- Generate continuing scholarship through presentations, publications, grant writing, etc.;
- Serve as a member of assigned college
committees and advisory councils as appropriate.
- Work closely with the office of Planning, Institutional Assessment and Research to
ensure continuous program assessment and revision that addresses on-going improvements to meet its mission, goals, expected outcomes, and
selected professional standards and guidelines.
Minimum of an earned doctorate in
nursing from a regionally accredited college or university; Five years minimum experience in academic nursing and higher education;
Eligibility for a registered nurse license with the Texas Board of Nursing; Leadership skills related to ACEN accreditation processes,
budgeting, departmental evaluation, and management of faculty and personnel; Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum development, instructional
methodologies, and clinical nursing practice; excellent organizational skills and detail oriented work habits; strong communication skills
(oral and written), including the ability to present complex material orally and in writing and strong human relations skills; experience
working effectively in teams across multiple areas of an organization; ability to work effectively with faculty and staff; demonstrated
ability working with culturally diverse populations; other qualities, experiences, and skills that enhance one’s value to the institution;
exceptional employment or educational qualifications may be given special consideration.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled. For best consideration, please submit applications by November 10, 2017.
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